I can’t stop eating. Is this normal, or should I be concerned?​

Updated 11 July 2018 under Ask Us.

As a teenager it’s normal to feel hungrier than you have in the past because your body needs more energy than before since you are growing and developing. However, if […]

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During the past three or so months I have lost about 7-8kg (about 17 lbs.) but not in a healthy way. I haven’t gotten my period for about two months, and I’m worried. I’m still counting my calories but I’m scared because I don’t want to have any issues.

Updated 30 August 2017 under Ask Us.

You seem to recognize that your weight loss, counting calories and not having regular periods may all be signs of a health concern such as an eating disorder. It’s great […]

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Eating Disorders: Healthy Eating

Updated 12 February 2021 under Health Guides.

What is healthy eating? Healthy eating is important for both your mind and body. During the recovery process, work with your dietitian to help you learn normalized eating habits. The […]

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Eating Disorders: Treatment and Therapy Options

Updated 12 February 2021 under Health Guides.

Treatment for an eating disorder is a very individualized process. Therefore, there are different types of treatments depending on how medically stable a person is and how much emotional support […]

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Eating Disorders: Causes and Risk Factors

Updated 12 February 2021 under Health Guides.

There are many theories about what causes eating disorders and for each person the reason can be different. However, most eating disorders are caused by a combination of biological, psychological, […]

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Eating Disorders: Symptoms

Updated 12 February 2021 under Health Guides.

Anorexia Nervosa: Symptoms of anorexia can be hard to notice because people with this condition can be very good at hiding their eating disorder behaviors. They may take small bites, […]

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College Health: Mental Health Issues

Updated 3 December 2021 under Health Guides.

How can I develop a healthy social life at college? Definitely keep in touch with friends and family from home, but make sure you develop new friendships at school. You’ll […]

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Eating Disorders: Myths

Updated 12 February 2021 under Health Guides.

Myth: Everyone with an eating disorder is underweight. Truth: Eating disorders effect individuals across the weight spectrum. Eating disorders do not discriminate based on body-size.   Myth: Eating disorders are just an extreme […]

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Eating Disorders: Glossary

Updated 12 February 2021 under Health Guides.

Amenorrhea: When a female does not get a menstrual period. Amenorrhea is a sign that someone’s weight may be too low or that the hormones in the body are not working […]

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Eating Disorders: Evaluation and Treatment Team

Updated 12 February 2021 under Health Guides.

Teens with eating disorder behaviors or symptoms may be referred to an eating disorder program by their pediatrician, family doctor, or nurse practitioner. While no two programs are exactly the […]

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